How to avoid being predictable when meeting someone new

For many of us, meeting new people, whether socially or professionally, can be awkward.  And so many times we gravitate, especially in professional settings, to the dreaded “What do you do?” first question.  While it’s easy and safe and gives us some insight as to the type of person we have just met, it’s boring and predictable.  And let’s face it, none of us wants … Continue reading How to avoid being predictable when meeting someone new

The key nutrients to boost your immunity

There has been very promising news on the vaccine front the past few weeks.  And it seems we just might see the light at the end of this very dark, very long, very twisting tunnel of a pandemic.  But we are still a few months away from broad availability of the vaccines. And with the coldest months upon us, boosting our immunity is more important … Continue reading The key nutrients to boost your immunity

Six hard truths about why you might not be losing weight

Have you ever noticed that losing weight is so much harder than gaining weight?  You “think” you are doing all the right things but somehow you still struggle to lose those unwanted pounds.  Learn six hard truths that may be affecting your weight loss goals.   A few weeks back we wrote about why fall can be a barrier to weight loss – think fall treats … Continue reading Six hard truths about why you might not be losing weight

3 Reasons for weight gain in the fall

Let’s face it, each season comes with its weight gain challenges.  In fact, weight gain is a never-ending battle.  But understanding some of the triggers can help avoid a few extra pounds down the leaf covered road.  So, what are the triggers for fall?  Read on: Stress – Summer is a more relaxed time with less demanding schedules.  But come fall means a return to … Continue reading 3 Reasons for weight gain in the fall

6 Smoothie ingredients with anti-inflammatory benefits

6 Smoothie ingredients with anti-inflammatory benefits

The list of anti-inflammatory and super foods is long.  Below are six anti-inflammatory ingredients that are the perfect addition to your morning smoothie. I love to start my day with a smoothie.  I can pack lots of healthy ingredients into one easy-to-go meal.  And there are so many great recipes out there from fellow bloggers like @BeWellByKelly.  Here are six of the top anti-inflammatory ingredients … Continue reading 6 Smoothie ingredients with anti-inflammatory benefits

establishing covid-19 boundaries

Establishing Covid-19 Boundaries

Learn how to set your personal COVID-19 boundaries.  And how to make plans while respecting others’ boundaries at the same time.  Setting boundaries in different areas of our lives is important and helps keep us safe.  Add in a pandemic and you need to establish another set of boundaries.  Here are some steps to follow when establishing and enforcing COVID-19 boundaries: Determine your boundaries – … Continue reading Establishing Covid-19 Boundaries